Extra police patrols in Birmingham Perry Barr as gunshots fired in street

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West Midlands Police are investigating a shooting in Perry Barr in Birmingham after building was damaged

Damage was caused to a property in Perry Barr amid a shooting in Birmingham

Police were alerted to a gun being used in Glendower Road at just before 4pm yesterday (Saturday, May 11).

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Despite the property being damaged, officers have advised that no one was injured. They are stepping up patrols due to concerns in the community.

Glendower Road, Perry Barr, BirminghamGlendower Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham
Glendower Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham

A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: “The shooter is believed to have fled on foot and we're reviewing all CCTV possibilities alongside other enquiries. We're keen to hear from anyone who was in and around the area at the time any may have seen something, has dash cam footage or any information.

“We know how concerning this will have been in the community and we're determined to find out who was involved and why. We'll have extra officers in the area to provide reassurance over the coming days. If you can help our enquiries you can contact us via Live Chat on our website, or by calling 101, and quote 20/485811/24.”